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DnA talks to a Miami native about Art Basel and finds that even though the “monster” festival keeps getting bigger, local designers don’t all feel its impact.
Alexander Calder is a giant of 20th century art whose reproduction mobiles have graced many an interior. Now he is the subject of a show designed by architect Frank Gehry at LACMA. Hunter Drohojowska-Philp and Lisa Napoli, of KCRW’s Art Talk, discuss the show and why designers and architects love Calder’s work.
Makers of “medical devices” have attacked Obamacare because they don’t like the tax it imposes. Not Stuart Karten. The LA-based designer says the Affordable Care Act has launched a golden era for medical device design.
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Jonathan Skow talks to DnA about Mr Turk’s colorful designs and how the line’s social media presence seeks a balance between titillation and taste.
George Takei–Sulu from Star Trek and creator of a new “Eau My” fragrance–is also known for his witty reviews of the web shopping site’s sillier offerings.
Here are DnA’s Top 5 picks of George Takei’s Amazon reviews.
It was just eight weeks ago that Frank Gehry told an audience at a KCRW/LA Phil panel at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, that “we are going to make it happen and we are going to make Gloria Molina very happy.”
The “it” was a long-awaited complex of shops, housing, hotels and eateries developed for Parcel Q, the site opposite the hall on Grand Avenue, by …
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When TV producer Stephen Gee started hearing the name “John Parkinson” over and over on the L.A. Conservancy tours he was taking of downtown Los Angeles, he decided to find out more. His quest lead him to write a book: “Iconic Vision: John Parkinson, Architect of Los Angeles.” Listen to Lisa Napoli’s interview with Gee, here.
The new Tom Bradley International Terminal is memorable as much for its display of vast, constantly changing, digital screens as it is for Curtis Fentress-designed ”Great Hall,” that is packed to its curving gills with high-end shops aimed at Pacific Rim flyers.
More and more Angelenos – frustrated with traffic or simply falling out of love with the car – are trading in the automobile for bikes, buses and. . . the Hyperloop?
DnA DJ Danielle Rago is also a curator of design and architecture events. Her latest takes place this weekend and involves a free, self-driving tour of some of key architectural homes on the Westside. In a treasure-hunt like twist on regular home tours, however, participants won’t actually be seeing inside the homes (with the exception of the Schindler House). Rather, they will find postcards …